Honourable Richard Feehan – MLA for Edmonton-Rutherford

in Heaven, we pray for Hon.Richard Feehan today and ask that you would be with
him as he faces making decisions that require your guidance. Grant him wisdom,
grace and courage each day as he continues to serve the people of Alberta as a
member of the legislative assembly and in the constituency of Edmonton –

Minister of Indigenous Relations

Richard Feehan was elected to the Legislative
Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Edmonton-Rutherford, on
May 5, 2015. On February 2, 2016, Mr. Feehan was appointed Minister of
Indigenous Relations.

Prior to his service with the Legislative Assembly
he dedicated over a decade to teaching for the Edmonton division of the
University of Calgary’s Faculty of Social Work. Previous to this he was program
director of the Edmonton Social Planning Council and vice-president of
Edmonton’s Catholic Social Services. He also spent more than a decade in private
social work practice.

Community minded, he has served on the Clinical
Advisory Team for the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services and as the
U of Calgary Faculty of Social Work representative on the board for the
Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family. Over the years he has also
worked closely with the Glenrose hospital, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton
and the Edmonton Community Adult Learning Association. His extensive community
involvement also includes volunteering with arts, sports and school programs
and with numerous community organizations.

Born and raised in Edmonton, he lives on Edmonton’s
south side with his wife, Kathaleen, and their three children, Antoine, Kate
and Brenndan.

He has a bachelor of arts degree from the
University of Alberta, a bachelor of social work from the University of Calgary
and a masters of social work from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo,